Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED MAY 4 2016

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-
INCLUDING...PHANTOM RANCH...INDIAN GARDEN

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   92     59     87     57     76
INDIAN GARDEN   81     48     77     48     66
NEAR RIM        79     45     75     43     63

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GRAND CANYON RIM-
INCLUDING...SOUTH RIM...NORTH RIM

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...MUCH COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    74     38     71     37     59
NORTH RIM    70     39     67     38     55

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL BRING DRY CONDITIONS AND
WARMER TEMPERATURES THROUGH THURSDAY. A LARGE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL
BRING GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...WITH
COOL AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS FROM FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.


.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...WINDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.

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HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURE FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.
RIDGE-TOP WINDS AND WINDCHILL INCLUDED FOR 12000 FT.

                       WED  WED NIGHT  THU  THU NIGHT  FRI


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   34 F   32 F   33 F   25 F   22 F
       WIND MPH        S 22   S 31   S 45   S 59   S 38
       MIN WIND CHILL  14 F   16 F   12 F   4  F   0  F

10000 FT               55 F   31 F   52 F   31 F   40 F

7500 FT                71 F   38 F   68 F   38 F   56 F

++RIDGE-TOP WINDS ARE THE AVERAGE CONDITIONS OVER 12 HOURS IN THE
FREE AIR AT 12000 FT. WIND SPEEDS AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL BE
VERY DEPENDENT ON WIND DIRECTION. THEY MAY BE STRONGER THAN THE
RIDGETOP WINDS DOWNWIND OF THE RIDGELINE AND WEAKER ON THE UPWIND
SIDE. FORECAST ELEVATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE APPROXIMATE.

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.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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